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Bella and Solo the German Shepherds, SideWalker customers

SideWalker Helps Dog Parent Walk Her Dogs Without Pulling

Walking German Shepherds (and many other dogs) on leash can be a challenge for the average dog owner. That’s why DogWatch created the SideWalker® Leash Trainer, a training collar that gently corrects overly enthusiastic leash pulling and helps dogs (of all shapes and sizes) learn appropriate on-leash behavior.

To see how the SideWalker helped one German Shepherd pet parent gain control of walks with her dogs, we reached out to Lorna, a DogWatch customer from Van Hornesville, New York. Lorna is pet parent to two beautiful German Shepherds, a four year-old female named Bella (left) and a two year-old male named Solo (right). Both dogs were avid leash pullers, especially Solo.

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Service dogs in training - Photo courtesy of America's VetDogs

DogWatch Meets Our Sponsored Service Dog

As we announced earlier this year, DogWatch Inc. is sponsoring a service-dog-in-training with America’s VetDogs. DogWatch’s sponsorship helps to cover a portion of the costs associated with final training for one dog on its way to becoming a working service dog.

Last month, the DogWatch Corporate team had the truly inspirational opportunity to witness the graduation ceremony for “our” dog, Reka, and the veteran with whom she was matched.

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Black and white cat with DogWatch Hidden Fence collar

Hidden Fence Training for Cats

DogWatch Hidden Fences aren’t just for dogs! Over the past three decades, DogWatch Dealers have installed Outdoor Hidden Fences and Indoor Boundaries for thousands of cats across the country and around the world. But how do you train a cat to use a hidden or “invisible” fence?

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DogWatch Salutes National Mutt Day!

Happy National Mutt Day! Held twice a year on July 31st and December 2nd, this holiday is all about “embracing, saving and celebrating mixed breed dogs,” according to event founder Colleen Paige.

In honor of this fun day, we’ve pulled together a round-up of fabulous mixed breed DogWatch dogs from across the USA! The wide variety of pups we found is a true testament to the unique looks, spirit and personality of mixed breed dogs. Cheers to all our DogWatch mutts, and enjoy your freedom today and every day!

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The DogWatch Hidden Fence Earns a Consumers Digest ‘Best Buy’

We are pleased to announce that in the current 2017 Consumers Digest’s review of Underground Pet-Containment products, the DogWatch Hidden Fence earned a prestigious Best Buy designation. Consumers Digest conducts product reviews in the Pet-Containment category every 2 to 3 years, and the DogWatch Hidden Fence has received a ‘Best Buy’ designation in each review since 1998.  In the most recent review, the DogWatch Hidden Fence is the only Underground Pet-Containment product recognized in the Premium category!

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Introducing the SmartFence

DogWatch Inc. is proud to announce the addition of an exciting new product to our line of hidden underground pet fence options. The SmartFence™ provides all the same benefits of our award-winning DogWatch® Hidden Fences plus the addition of mobile connectivity.

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Three Corgi on Beach wearing BigLeash Remote Trainer Collars

Going on Vacation this Summer? Bring DogWatch with You!

DogWatch® Hidden Fences give pets the freedom to run and play leash free at home, but what about when the dog tags along for summer vacation? Why not bring DogWatch with you? Here are three ways you can enjoy the freedom of our hidden fences all summer long!

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Three Great Pyrenees dogs on leashes

Top 15 Dog Breeds Most Likely To Be “Escape Artists”

At DogWatch, it’s our mission to keep dogs safe at home in their yards. So we were definitely intrigued to see Business Insider‘s recent list of the dog breeds most likely to run away from home. The list featured a few usual suspects (hello, hounds!) and some surprises, too. Check out the top 15 below, complete with photos of actual DogWatch customers who overcame their wandering ways and are now safe at home thanks to their DogWatch Hidden Fences!

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DogWatch Dealer Meeting 2017

2017 DogWatch Dealer Meeting Wrap-Up

DogWatch Dealers from across the country and around the world met in Palm Springs on February 10-12, 2017 for the 23rd Annual DogWatch Dealer Meeting. Over 150 Dealers, employees and family members attended the meeting at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA, and enjoyed stunning views, sunny weather and inspiring talks to kick-start another great year!

The annual conference features workshops, panels, exhibitors and training sessions, and it provides a wonderful opportunity for Dealers to brush up on the latest technology and learn about new and upcoming DogWatch products and initiatives. The meeting also gives Dealers the chance to catch up with each other and share ways that they are managing their business in order to bring the best pet containment solutions to their communities.

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Black Lab puppy

The Most Popular DogWatch Customer Dog Names of 2016

How did your dog get his or her name? Did you name them after someone – say, a character from your favorite book or movie? Perhaps you picked something funny, or more traditional, or even something wild and crazy? Whatever you choose, the act of naming your pup is a big decision – and often a fun one, too!

As we approach the end of 2016, we decided to take a look back to see which dog names were the most popular among our many new DogWatch customers nationwide. Check out our list below, and see if you dog’s name made the list!

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